The Lord's Triumph and Reign

1 A day of the Lord is coming when your plunder will be divided in your presence.

References for Zechariah 14:1

      2 I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem for battle.a The city will be captured, the houses looted, and the women raped. Half the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be removed from the city.

      References for Zechariah 14:2

        • a 14:2 - Zch 12:2-3; Jl 3:2
          3 Then the Lord will go out to fight against those nations as He fights on a day of battle.b

          References for Zechariah 14:3

            • b 14:3 - Rv 19:11-21
              4 On that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives,c which faces Jerusalem on the east. The Mount of Olives will be split in half from east to west, forming a huge valley, so that half the mountain will move to the north and half to the south.

              References for Zechariah 14:4

                • c 14:4 - Ezk 11:23; Ac 1:11-12
                  5 You will flee by My mountain valley,d for the valley of the mountains will extend to Azal. You will flee as you flede from the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah.f Then the Lord my God will come and all the holy ones with

                  References for Zechariah 14:5

                    • d 14:5 - Some Hb mss, LXX, Sym, Tg read You will be blocked-the valley of My mountains-
                    • e 14:5 - LXX reads It will be blocked as it was blocked
                    • f 14:5 - Am 1:1
                    • g 14:5 - Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg, Tg, Syr; other Hb mss read you
                    • h 14:5 - Ps 89:5-7; Mt 25:31
                      6 On that day there will be no light; the sunlight and moonlighti will diminish.jk

                      References for Zechariah 14:6

                        • i 14:6 - Lit light; the precious things
                        • j 14:6 - LXX, Sym, Syr, Tg, Vg read no light or cold or ice
                        • k 14:6 - Isa 13:10; Jl 2:10; 3:15
                          7 It will be a day known [only] to Yahweh,l without day or night, but there will be light at evening.

                          References for Zechariah 14:7

                              8 On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem,m half of it toward the eastern sean and the other half toward the western sea,o in summer and winter alike.

                              References for Zechariah 14:8

                                • m 14:8 - Ezk 47:1-12; Jl 3:18; Rv 22:1-2
                                • n 14:8 - the Dead Sea
                                • o 14:8 - the Mediterranean Sea
                                  9 On that day Yahweh will become king over all the earthp-Yahweh alone, and His name alone.q

                                  References for Zechariah 14:9

                                    • p 14:9 - Mt 25:31
                                    • q 14:9 - Dt 4:35,39; 6:4; Isa 45:5
                                      10 All the land from Gebar to Rimmons south of Jerusalem will be changed into a plain. But [Jerusalem] will be raised up and will remaint on its site from the Benjamin Gateu to the place of the First Gate,v to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the royal winepresses.w

                                      References for Zechariah 14:10

                                        • r 14:10 - 2 Kg 23:8
                                        • s 14:10 - Neh 11:29
                                        • t 14:10 - Or will be inhabited
                                        • u 14:10 - Jr 37:13
                                        • v 14:10 - Or the former gate
                                        • w 14:10 - Neh 2:14; 3:15; Jr 31:38-40
                                          11 People will live there, and never again will there be a curse of destruction. So Jerusalem will dwell in security.
                                          12 This will be the plague the Lord strikes all the peoples with, who have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths.
                                          13 On that day a great panic from the Lord will be among them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of one will rise against the other.
                                          14 Judah will also fight at Jerusalem, and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected: gold, silver, and clothing in great abundance.x

                                          References for Zechariah 14:14

                                            • x 14:14 - Mc 4:13; Hg 2:7
                                              15 The same plague as the previous one will strikey the horses, mules, camels, donkeys, and all the animals that are in those camps.

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                                                  16 Then all the survivors from the nations that came against Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, and to celebrate the Festival of Booths.z

                                                  References for Zechariah 14:16

                                                      17 Should any of the families of the earth not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord of Hosts, rain will not fall on them.
                                                      18 And if the people{ of Egypt will not go up and enter, then rain will not fall on them; this| will be the plague the Lord inflicts on the nations who do not go up to celebrate the Festival of Booths.

                                                      References for Zechariah 14:18

                                                          19 This will be the punishment of Egypt and all the nations that do not go up to celebrate the Festival of Booths.
                                                          20 On that day, [the words] HOLY TO THE LORD will be on the bells of the horses.} The pots in the house of the Lord will be like the sprinkling basins before the altar.

                                                          References for Zechariah 14:20

                                                            • } 14:20 - Ex 28:36; 39:30
                                                              21 Every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to the Lord of Hosts. Everyone who sacrifices will come and take some of the pots to cook in. And on that day there will no longer be a Canaanite~ in the house of the Lord of Hosts.

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